Gudrun Bühnemann

Credentials: Professor of Sanskrit and Indic Religions


(608) 262-5881

1234 Van Hise Hall



Areas of Expertise:

Sanskrit Language and Literature; Buddhism in India and Nepal; Hinduism; Tantrism and Yoga Studies


Ph.D, University of Vienna, Classical Indian and Buddhist Studies

Curriculum Vitae:

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Selected Books:

The Iconography of Hindu Tantric Deities. 2 Volumes (Bound in one). Revised edition. New Delhi: Aditya Prakashan/Biblia Impex, 2016, pp. 808.

Śākyamuni’s Return Journey to Lumbinī (lumbinīyātrā): A Study of a Popular Theme in Newar Buddhist Art and Literature. Lumbini: Lumbini International Research Institute, 2015, pp. 108.

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